Michael A. Wichterich
Chairman of the Board
Michael A. Wichterich has served as the non-executive Chairman of Chesapeake’s Board of Directors since February 2021. Mr. Wichterich is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Three Rivers Operating Company LLC, a private exploration and production company with a focus in the Permian Basin. Prior to founding Three Rivers Operating, Mr. Wichterich served as the Chief Financial Officer of Texas American Resources, New Braunfels Utilities, and Mariner Energy (NYSE:ME). Additionally, Mr. Wichterich began his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in its energy auditing practices. Mr. Wichterich also serves as a board member of Grizzly Energy, Bruin E&P Operating, and Extraction Oil and Gas (NASDAQ: XOG). He earned a B.B.A. from the University of Texas.